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Matico Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Piper Aduncum
Chinese Name
Xia Ye Hu Jiao

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Action of Matico

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Nutrients in Matico

Parts Used

Leaves, Bark
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Matico is a shrub like tree.
It is an evergreen.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 7 M.
Best used for Wounds.
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Materia Medica for Matico

Matico General

Matico is rich in Volatile Oil content to stop Internal Bleeding.
It can heal Ulcers.
Its application on the open Wounds, helps in the healing process and prevent the wound from getting infected from bacteria.
It protects the body from Diarrhea and alleviates the symptoms associated with it.
It reduces the inflammation of the intestines and provides relief from Dysentry.
Being aphrodisiac in nature it increases Libido.
It treats Abscess by reducing the inflammation of the Skin and the Tissues.
Its infusion, it is best used Gastric Catarrh.
It is also used for Fever.
It improves your Digestive system and therefore, treats Indigestion and other Digestive Disorders.
It helps to treat Stomach Ache.
It can stop Vomiting.
It inhibits the growth of cancer cells especially those in the stomach. Thus, helps in treating various Cancers.
It eases urination and reduces the inflammation of the Urethra to prevent Urethritis.
It lessens the painful inflammation of the pleurae to avoid Pleurisy.

Keywords : Wounds, Inflammation, Urethritis, Cancer, Stomach Ache, Digestive Disorders, Fever, Gastric Catarrh, Dysentery, Indigestion, Diarrhea, Aphrodisiac, Ulcers, Internal Bleeding,
Single Herb

Matico for Gastric Catarrh

Take some fresh leaves of Matico. Boil them in 100 ml of water for 10 minutes. Strain it off. Drink this infusion twice a day to get best results.

Matico for Diarrhea

Regularly drink a glass of Matico leaves infusion boiled in 150 ml of water.

Matico for Inflammation

Prepare an infusion of Matico leaves in 100 ml of water. Drink this infusion daily to reduce the inflammation within the Body.

Matico for Menstrual Disorders

Boil the fresh leaves of Matico in 200 ml of water. Boil them for 10 minutes. Let it steep for more 5 minutes. Strain off this infusion. Drink it daily during Menstrual cycle to get effective results.

Matico for Wounds

Rub the fresh leaves of Matico against a slab. Apply the leaves on the affected area to heal open wounds.
Or :
Boil some leaves of Matico in 100 ml of water. Steep it for 5 minutes. Wash off your Wounds with it to heal.

Matico as an Aphrodisiac

Matico leaves when brewed acts as an Aphrodisiac and are used to cure Syphilis.
Infuse Matico leaves in one cup of hot water for 5-10 minutes. Strain and drink it.
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Sarah L. Rader ( United States )
30 Mar 2016
Is there any problem with me using matico for a uti if I am pregnant?
20 Mar 2021
It is perfectly healthy plant for anyone to drink. I did use it when I was pregnant with my babies.That will help
Ana M ( USA, CA )
31 May 2016
Were in California I can get Matico ??
27 Jun 2016
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Lauri fale
04 Jan 2017
What is the Chinese name of this herb
25 Jan 2017
Xia Ye Hu Jiao is te Chinese name of the herb called Piper Aduncum ( Matico )
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
04 Sep 2017
hello,do you know where i can find this in united kingdom ,thank
Debra Wilson ( Ecuador )
02 Dec 2017
How many leaves do you boil in 200 ml of water and for how long to make an astrngent
Carolina Riroroko
20 Mar 2021
2 medium leaves is enough. I have always used this natural herb all my life. It works very good for all that it mentions to do for your health. I have a few plants in my yard.
Steven ( Chile )
16 Dec 2019
Is it true too much matico can damage the eyes?
Evelyn C Reeves ( North Carolina )
18 Aug 2020
I am chilean and I grew up drinking tea from Matico. I really thought it was originally from Chile, I find it everywhere in Santiago and also in the south of Chile.
I love it.
Cupid ( Philippines )
06 Apr 2021
Can we use it as Alternative/ additional feed to:
1. Ducks
2. Chickens
3. Guinea Fowls
4. Goats
5. Other Farm Animals?
Iwona Prip ( Denmark ???? )
20 Apr 2021
I’ll like to know if is possible to buy Matico??!!.
Is for my mother who is after one big operation on her stomach, and I know that Matico mako miraculous.
So will like to know if you are dispatch to Denmark???

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